McGregor Square Mixed-Use Win for LoDo & Fitting Tribute for Rockies Exec

Before his sudden passing in 2010, Keli McGregor was the beloved Colorado Rockies team president. By all accounts, he was a gifted leader blessed with an infectious personality, warm heart, natural grace and a passion for family. And perhaps most endearing was the fact that he treated everyone with kindness, whether it was a parking lot attendant, All-Star first baseman or an 8-year-old seeing her first game.

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November 29, 2020

Five Points embraces community-driven concepts

At the beginning of the pandemic, there was widespread speculation around how this public health crisis would affect different commercial real estate sectors. Now several months in, it has become unmistakably


November 23, 2020

5 Reasons the Denver Metro Area Will be a Post-Pandemic ‘Winner’

For months, our communities, our nation and the world have hit an unprecedented pause. The full economic impact has yet to be felt and for some sectors – retail and hospitality in particular – the COVID-19 shutdown has already been highly damaging. Many businesses are left wondering: Will this get worse before it gets better? Naturally, many businesses are strategically putting big decisions on hold for six months or longer. But there is some good news amid all the uncertainty.

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November 22, 2020

Landlords, tenants adapt as we await a vaccine

Prior to the pandemic, retail as an asset class was in the midst of significant change and a sustained period of transformation. Shopping centers were becoming gathering places for neighborhoods and featured tenant


November 20, 2020

What does the future hold for retail?

While retailers have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, year-over-year U.S. retail sales are up 0.6% (August 2019 to August 2020) including e-commerce. When excluding e-commerce, U.S. retail sales were down, but only by


November 16, 2020

Retrofitting retail users in a post-COVID-19 world

COVID-19 has universally impacted all industries, and retail commercial space is no exception. Often when a disaster hits the global economy, commercial real estate feels the effects later than other industries; however, due to both the


November 16, 2020

Designing MF with Emphasis on Lifestyle, Community and Flexibility

Months of little external contact have actually reinforced for many how important human contact is. Humans are wired for socialization.So, while physical distancing in shared spaces may become a temporary norm, communal spaces that were popular prepandemic will retain their value.

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November 15, 2020

U.S. construction is down, Denver decreases 51%

Nationwide, apartment construction is experiencing a considerable slowdown this year with 293,000 new apartments projected to hit the market – a 12% drop compared to last year’s deliveries. The decline is primarily due to fewer


November 9, 2020

Air Quality is Key to Safely Returning to the Workplace

As companies and organizations consider how to best adjust workplace operations in spaces that were designed in a precoronavirus world, building owners and occupants should take a close look at a key factor that appears to have a significant impact on infection rates: indoor air quality.

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November 8, 2020

The menu of lenders & loan programs is bigger than ever

There has never been a better time to be a commercial real estate borrower. The cliché has been repeated on a loop for the last several years, but it still is truer than ever today. The Fed has signaled it is going to hold short-term


November 6, 2020